Fresh From The Field — ChildFund by LUSHAI

This Fresh From The Field profiles a new user-centred digital home for ChildFund. Lushai discusses some of the design decisions their team made in reimagining the website which allowed the organisation to maintain their content and presence themselves without breaking the bank with every additional edit. If you have new or recent work that you…

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Fresh From The Field — Connecting Downtown Auckland by Maynard Design

Ahead of our upcoming workshop with Simone Speet and Eden Short (wayfinding designers at Maynard Design), Eden shared this Fresh From The Field. The Connecting Downtown Auckland project investigates the multi-modal public transport experience for Auckland’s Downtown Infrastructure Development Programme If you have new or recent work that you would like to share in Fresh…

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Fresh From The Field — Whakapapa Walls by Johnson Witehira

This Fresh From The Field by Johnson Witehira of Indigenous Design and Innovation Aotearoa is a playful and artful expression Māori-world views. If you have new or recent work that you would like to share in Fresh from the Field email  nicole@designassembly.org.nz  for details. The Brief: This work, entitled Mahimahi, was commissioned by the QT…

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Fresh From The Field — ATEED: Tū Mai by Fly

Ahead of our upcoming workshops with Johnson McKay (creative director at Fly), Johnson shared this Fresh From The Field. Tū Mai is a partnership between ATEED, the tourism industry and communities of Tāmaki Makaurau with the purpose of creating the best visitor experience in the world. Tū mai Tāmaki Makaurau! If you have new or…

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Fresh From The Field — The Aromatherapy Company’s Blend

This Fresh From The Field by Sarah Johnston is a multidisciplinary delight. Sarah was involved in all visual design, product design, packaging and marketing for Blend. A new product range from The Aromatherapy Company which enables consumers to co-design fragrance combinations to suit their mood, interior and preferences. If you have new or recent work…

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Fresh From The Field — Queer Pavilion by Rebecca Steedman

This Fresh From The Field by Rebecca Steedman heroes bold repetitive typographic elements, interconnected and layered to represent diverse voices for the 2020 Queer Pavilion. If you have new or recent work that you would like to share in Fresh from the Field email  nicole@designassembly.org.nz  for details. The Brief : Queer Pavilion is a drifting…

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Fresh From The Field — Groundd

This Fresh From The Field features a high quality, homegrown wellness product, (the best in its category)! Groundd is a sleep startup with beautifully considered brand, packaging and photography scaffolding its exceptional product design. If you have new or recent work that you would like to share in Fresh from the Field email  nicole@designassembly.org.nz  for…

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Fresh From The Field — RUN’s Auckland Rainbow Hub

Auckland Pride Festival is in full swing, ahead of tonights Queer Design Assembly event we are showcasing another of our favourite pride adjacent designs in this Fresh From The Field. The Rainbow Hub is a vibrant and cheeky interactive installation by RUN. It celebrates Auckland’s LGBTQ+ community and invites the city to participate in the…

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Fresh From The Field — Our Selves by Sarah Gladwell

There is proud history of Queer publications from the independent press in Aotearoa. This Fresh From The Field celebrates one of the newest ‘Our Selves’ which launched to coincide with the 8th annual Auckland Pride Festival. The publication is a tangible record of the festival and captures critical voices from the community, beautifully designed the…

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Fresh From The Field — Ministry of Culture & Heritage 2018/19 Manatū Taonga Annual Report

This Fresh From The Field by Manatū Taonga (the Ministry of Culture & Heritage) proudly documents colourful evidence of the organisations mahi. If you have new or recent work that you would like to share in Fresh from the Field email  nicole@designassembly.org.nz  for details.   The Brief Manatū Taonga supports the cultural sector in arts,…

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Fresh From The Field — Love Cans by Marx

This Fresh From The Field by Marx Design Ltd embraces the idea that chaos is beautiful.  At first glance you may think this doesn’t look quite right. But it is! Marx expertly designed it like that. If you have new or recent work that you would like to share in Fresh from the Field email …

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Fresh From The Field — Don’t settle for ‘meh’ by Curious Design

This Fresh From The Field by Curious Design features a beautiful warm palette, sophisticated typographic treatment and a nod to old-school apothecary aesthetics while ensuring these premium products are fresh and distinctive in the wellness category. If you have new or recent work that you would like to share in Fresh from the Field email …

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Fresh From The Field — Cassels by Strategy Creative

This Fresh From The Field by Strategy Creative features a reworked identity which looks forward (to ensure inclusivity of future generations) and back (with heritage-inspired aesthetic cues). The bold new brand presence is applied to packaging and promotional collateral which heroes Scott Jackson’s artwork to grab attention on the shelves and instantly convey the product’s…

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Fresh From The Field — The Kind Project by Studio 7

DA loves seeing projects where design has ambitions to inspire social good. This Fresh From The Field by Studio7 features a brand with a big heart and generous intentions. If you have new or recent work that you would like to share in Fresh from the Field email  nicole@designassembly.org.nz  for details.   The Brief: The…

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Fresh From The Field — Eva’s Wellbeing Supplements by Plato Creative

This Fresh From The Field by Plato Creative features a bold brand application making this product distinct in its category. If you have new or recent work that you would like to share in Fresh from the Field email Louise for details. The Brief: Eva. A young, health-conscious and business-savvy individual, spotted a niche market for dehydrated…

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Fresh From The Field — Cazador by Seachange Studio

This Fresh From The Field features an eccentric identity by Seachange Studio for an iconic Auckland eatery. If you have new or recent work that you would like to share in Fresh from the Field email Louise for details. The brief: Cazador (hunter, in Spanish), is a small family-run restaurant on Dominion Road Auckland, specialising…

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Fresh From The Field — Kiwibank takes flight by Principals

This Fresh From The Field by PRINCIPALS (with illustrator James Stewart) cleverly captures the movement and grace of our iconic Kererū, Kea and Tūī for Kiwibank If you have new or recent work that you would like to share in Fresh from the Field email  nicole@designassembly.org.nz  for details.   The brief: Kiwibank’s goal is to…

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Fresh From The Field — Lower and Slower by Fuman

This Fresh From The Field by Fuman features a smoking hot identity for a Barbeque heavyweight. If you have new or recent work that you would like to share in Fresh from the Field email Louise for details. The Brief: Southern BBQ is a time-tested ritual. True dedication is needed to master an unruly heat source…

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Fresh From The Field — Fullair by Crisp Graphics

This Fresh From The Field by Crisp Graphics brings the eco-friendly, sustainable mattresses of NZ company, Fullair, to life with their judicious and personalised branding strategy. If you have new or recent work that you would like to share in Fresh from the Field email  nicole@designassembly.org.nz  for details. The Brief: A proud New Zealand company,…

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Fresh From The Field — Maynard Design’s Aotea – Te Pokapū

This Fresh From The Field by Maynard Design features a sensitively designed signage system that speaks to iconic architectural form and improves accessibility and legibility. If you have new or recent work that you would like to share in Fresh from the Field email Louise for details. The Brief: Aotea – Te Pokapū, the Aotea Centre in the…

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Fresh From The Field — Spreading Kindness, with Strategy Creative

Today is World Kindness Day so we are bringing you a special edition of Fresh From the Field! DA loves this collaboration between Strategy Creative, Good Bitches Baking and Fix & Fogg, not just for the impeccable design, playful copywriting and striking campaign photography but because we admire the projects kaupapa. If you have new…

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Fresh From The Field — Born to Create

This Fresh From The Field features an inspirational series of artwork celebrating heroines by Lucie Blazevska. If you have new or recent work that you would like to share in Fresh from the Field email Louise for details. The Brief: “We were all born to create but human creation wouldn’t be at all possible without women, the…

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Fresh From The Field — Libby’s Pork Crack by Supply

This Fresh From The Field by Supply is as “fresh” as it gets – referencing the paste-up aesthetics and energy of 90’s Hip Hop while conveying the quality attributes contemporary foodies demand. If you have new or recent work that you would like to share in Fresh from the Field email Louise for details. The Brief:…

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Fresh From The Field — We Compost by Seachange Studio

This Fresh From The Field features playful branding by Seachange Studio for Auckland’s leading commercial compostable waste collection service. If you have new or recent work that you would like to share in Fresh from the Field email Louise for details. The Brief: We Compost are Auckland’s leading commercial compostable waste collection service. Each week…

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Fresh From The Field — Hubbard’s Bran-ola by Onfire Design

This Fresh From The Field by Onfire Design features Category defining product innovation, neon colours and messaging… to ensure Hubbards Bran-ola speaks to a vibrant young market. If you have new or recent work that you would like to share in Fresh from the Field email Louise for details. The Brief: Having rebranded Hubbards in 2012, Matt…

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